Economics, Health and Happiness
Lugano – January 14, 15, 16th 2016

Parallel sessions

Each speaker will have 25 minutes to present his/her paper.

  • Extended abstracts: at the end of each presentation 5 minutes will be devoted to discussion/questions.
  • Full papers: at the end of each presentation 10 minutes will be devoted to discussant comment, 5 minutes to speaker reply and 5 minutes to general discussion.

Please bring your presentation on USB memory.

Parallel Sessions I – January 14th, 11.30-13.00


Rooms Authors Title of presentation
A 005 Nikoloski D. and Pechijareski, L. The impact of recent economic crisis on the subjective well-being of unemployed workers in Macedonia: The role of alternative adjustment mechanisms
Cavrini G., Cisotto E., Samoggia A., Tomassini C. The impact of the financial crisis on self reported measures of health in Italy
A 203 Zaccaria D. Garavaglia, E. Quality of work and depressive symptoms among older workers across Europe. A longitudinal analysis
Boyce, C. When and for Whom Does Income Relate to Subjective Well-being?
Marcionetti, J Adolescents’ global life satisfaction
A 204 Fedele, A. Well-Paid Nurses are Good Nurses: An Analysis of Nursing Supply Based on Determinants of Work Motivation
Dhaini S.,   Zúñiga, F., Ausserhofer, D. and Schwendimann, R. To explore absenteeism and presenteeism of nursing home care workers in relation to their psychosocial work environment
A 301 Rellstab S., Pecoraro ,M., Wanner, P., Holly, A. and Renard, K. To which extent the health gap between different migrant groups and the Swiss is explained by socio-economic status?
Fidalgo A., Holly, A., Pecoraro, M. and Wanner, P. Healthy immigrant effect: a nonparametric approach
A 302 Aviles, G. Is secondary labour market beneficial to quality of life?
Kovalchuk, O. Social responsibility at the personality and organization levels and individual well-being
A 303 Iacus S., Porro,G., Salini, S. and Siletti, E. Social networks, happiness and health: from sentiment analysis to a multidimensional indicator of subjective well-being
Becchetti L., Bachelet, M. and Ricciardini, F. Not feeling well… (true or exhaggerated ?) Health (un)satisfaction as a leading health indicator

Parallel Sessions II – January 14th, 14.30-16.00


Rooms Authors Title of presentation
A 005 Comi S., Lucchini, M., Crivelli, L., Della Bella, S. Unemployment and health
Colombo E., Rotondi, V. and Stanca, L. Economic Conditions and Individual Health: The Role of Risky Behaviors, Physical Activity and Relational Goods
Giudici F. and Morselli, D. Occupational trajectories and health: a longitudinal study
A 203 Mazzonna F. and Giuntella, O. If You Don’t Snooze You Lose Health and Gain Weight. Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design
Piper, A. Sleep duration and life satisfaction
A 204 Tonzer, L. Uncertainty, Financial Crises, and Subjective Well-Being
Vendrik M. and Kaiser, C. Welfare State Generosity, Happiness, and Health: Temporal effects across Nations
A 301 Simona, J. M. What is vulnerability and what are the impacts on the subjective wellbeing? A comparative analysis of four measurements in Switzerland
Mueller, C. Priority-Based Multidimensional Poverty
A 302 Gschwandtner, A. On the Relationship between Lifestyle and Happiness in the UK
Nie P. and Sousa-Poza, A. Commuting paradox revisited: a fresh look at commute time and subjective well-being in urban China,
A 303 Petrini, R. A comparison of two approaches to capability and well-being at the end of life
Abdur Rahman, A. Using Life Satisfaction to Value Non-Market Goods: The Case of Social Progress
A 304 Gil, A. Retired and senior citizen volunteering; cooperation and wellbeing
Niimi, Y. The “Costs” of Informal Care: An Analysis of the Impact of Elderly Care on the Subjective Well-being of Caregivers in Japan

Parallel Sessions III – January 15th, 11.30-13.00


Rooms Authors Title of presentation
A 005 Luppi F, Mencarini, L. and See, S. All for One and One for All: Exploring the Effect of the Individual’s Role-Complexity in Work-Family Balance on Subjective Well-being and Mental Health
Lallo C., Cavrini, G. and Alagna, M. Happy grandparents? A longitudinal study on changes in the perception of quality of life of over-fifty grandparents, between “family revolution” and economic crisis.
Castelli L. and Marcionetti, J. Burnout among teachers and its association with individual and organizational variables
A 203 Sharma, A. A holistic happiness index based on Himalayan Buddhism: An empirical analysis
Sala T., Gallagher, A. and Curtis, K. Happiness, eudaimonia and moral resilience
A 204 Becchetti L., Conzo, P.and Salustri, F. The (w)health of nations: the contribution of health expenditure to active ageing
Shipovskaya V. Gender Differences in Healthy Ageing: the Case of Switzerland
A 301 Chadi, A. Interview Burden and the Measurement of Subjective Well-being
Yepes M., Bovet, P. and Maurer. J. Use and Validity of Silhouette Showcards to Measure Body Size and Obesity in an African Population: Evidence from the Seychelles
A 302 Orban, A. Be healthy, ‘wealthy’ and happy actively in urban nature
Suska The poor and the rich determine dimensions of happiness differently; Empirical study on Indonesian data
A 303 Wehner C., Borghans, L. and Schils, T. Hopeless and Helpless? The Relation between Personality and Mental Health
Teo, S. Health, Heaviness, Social Trust and Happiness in East Asia
A 304 Boes S. and Degen K. Labor market effects of negative health shocks
Ardito, C. To work or not to work? The impact on health of rising pension age

Parallel Sessions IV – January 15th, 14.30-16.00


Rooms Authors Title of presentation
A 005 Schoenfeld S., Berben, L., Denhaerynck, K., Dobbels, F., Russell, C. and De Geest, S. Cost-related non-adherence in adult heart transplant recipients in 11 countries – a multicenter cross-sectional study
Facchini, G. Congestion in the maternity ward: Keep calm and don’t close the door
A 203 Chadi A. and Hoffmann, M.  Does TV Consumption Impair People’s Health and their Well-being? Evidence from a Natural Experiment on the German Public
Vatiero, M. Law and positional goods
Iannello P., Villani, D. and Antonietti, A. Individual wellbeing across the ovulatory cycle
A 204 Liu Y.-S. and Zhuang, H. A comparative research for the protection of Health rights of Chinese farmer labor and foreign fishers labor in Taiwan
Krienke, M. Can happiness be an economic measure?
How spirituality can contribute to rediscover the principles of liberalism in late modernity
A 301 Le MoglieM., Mencarini, L. and Rapallini, C. Never Again?(Why) rich parents enjoy children less
Kamilçelebi H. and Veenhoven, K. Difference between Expected and Experience Utility: The case of having children
A 302 Kulic N., Minello, A. and Zella, S. Accumulation of (dis)advantage within households?
The role of money management practices in financial well-being of Swiss couples
Barazzetta M., Clark, A. and D’ambrosio, C. Fair income and subjective well-being. An empirical investigation
A 303 Stoyanova, R. Relationship between working environment factors, burnout syndrome and turnover intentions among nurses – A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY IN BULGARIA
Schmundt Wyss M., Reisner, A., Staub, T. and Hodel, T. Working spaces that make people happy: Does the open space concept work for university campuses?
A 304 Joxhe M. and Claps, E. Be Happy, Be Healthy! Exploring health outcomes among migrants using Italian microdata
Katsaiti, M. Migration and Happiness: Evidence from Germany

Parallel Sessions V – January 16th, 8.30-10.30


Rooms Authors Title of presentation
A 005 Baumann I. Decreased well-being after job loss: testing omitted causes
Bruni L. and Ferri, G. Does Cooperativeness Promote Happiness? Cross-country Evidence
A 203 Atanasov, N. Income inequalities and health expenditures in Republic of Bulgaria – major economical factors of health accessibility and happiness”
Nagel, K. The Historical Relationship between Per Capita GDP and Survival Probabilities: Does the Personal Life Age Matter?
A 204 Tattarini G., Grotti, R. and Scherer, S. Job loss and health. Does the family make the difference?
Zella S. and Roeters, A. Changes in Work Hours and Life Satisfaction: The Role of Children
A 301 Caiata, M. Healthy and/or happy: The ambiguous relationship between health and well-being in the age of preventive medicine
Bernegger, G. Rethinking Health and Happiness from an aesthetical perspective
Möller, M. Links between positive psychology, occupational therapy, and occupational science
A 302 Doghonadze N., Torosyan, K. and Pignatti, N. The uneasy choice: to dedicate time to reproductive household work or to join the labor force and spend time away from home and household duties.
Appleton S., Barazzetta, M. and Owens, T. Hedonic adaptation in the context of a medical treatment.


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